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Public Act 101-0320


Public Act 0320 101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 101-0320
SB1258 EnrolledLRB101 05919 CPF 50940 b

    AN ACT concerning health.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act
is amended by adding Section 3.233 as follows:
    (210 ILCS 50/3.233 new)
    Sec. 3.233. Opioid overdose reporting.
    (a) In this Section:
    "Covered vehicle service provider" means a licensed
vehicle service provider that is a municipality with a
population of 1,000,000 or greater.
    "Covered vehicle service provider personnel" means
individuals licensed by the Department as an EMT, EMT-I, A-EMT,
or EMT-P who are employed by a covered vehicle service
    "Opioid" means any narcotic containing opium or one or more
of its natural or synthetic derivatives.
    "Overdose" means a physiological event that results in a
life-threatening emergency to an individual who ingested,
inhaled, injected, or otherwise bodily absorbed an opioid.
    (b) Covered vehicle service provider personnel who treat
and either release or transport to a health care facility an
individual experiencing a suspected or an actual overdose shall
document in the patient's care report the information specified
in subsection (c) within 24 hours of the initial reporting of
the incident.
    (c) A patient care report of an overdose made under this
Section shall include:
        (1) the date and time of the overdose;
        (2) the location in latitude and longitude, to no more
    than 4 decimal places, where the overdose victim was
    initially encountered by the covered vehicle service
    provider personnel;
        (3) whether one or more doses of an opioid overdose
    reversal drug was administered; and
        (4) whether the overdose was fatal or nonfatal when the
    overdose victim was initially encountered by the covered
    vehicle service provider personnel and during the
    transportation of the victim to a health care facility.
    (d) Upon receipt of a patient care report that documents an
overdose, a covered vehicle service provider shall report the
information listed under subsection (c) to:
        (i) the Washington/Baltimore High Intensity Drug
    Trafficking Area Overdose Detection Mapping Application;
        (ii) any similar information technology platform with
    secure access operated by the federal government or a unit
    of state or local government, as determined by the covered
    vehicle service provider.
    (e) Overdose information reported by a covered vehicle
service provider under this Section shall not be used in an
opioid use-related criminal investigation or prosecution of
the individual who was treated by the covered vehicle service
provider personnel for experiencing the suspected or actual
    (f) Covered vehicle service providers or covered vehicle
service provider personnel that in good faith make a report
under this Section shall be immune from civil or criminal
liability for making the report.
    Section 90. The State Mandates Act is amended by adding
Section 8.43 as follows:
    (30 ILCS 805/8.43 new)
    Sec. 8.43. Exempt mandate. Notwithstanding Sections 6 and 8
of this Act, no reimbursement by the State is required for the
implementation of any mandate created by this amendatory Act of
the 101st General Assembly.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/9/2019